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Majority of employees shop online at work

Majority of employees shop online at work

More than half of employees use work time to shop online, a survey from CareerBuilder found. According to CareerBuilder’s annual Cyber Monday survey, 53 percent of workers said they spend…

Women in jewelry business: a Ciccarelli family tradition

Women in jewelry business: a Ciccarelli family tradition

By MELISSA HUTSELL Business Journal writer MODESTO — In a nation where female founders still fall far behind their male counterparts when it comes to business ownership, Carla Ciccarelli owns…

Malls fight for a piece of the holiday action

Malls fight for a piece of the holiday action

STOCKTON — With the holiday season right around the corner, shopping centers expect to see a spike in business. Even better, projections indicate that increase will be greater than we’ve…

Modesto’s Fresh Express makes fast, fresh meals

Modesto’s Fresh Express makes fast, fresh meals

MODESTO — How about this for dinner? Bell Pepper Pizza: a green pepper shell brimming with fresh ingredients including homemade marinara sauce, mushrooms, shredded broccoli, grass-fed chicken breast, cheese and…

Rita’s gives franchisees recipe for success

Rita’s gives franchisees recipe for success

MODESTO — Nick Schutte was never nervous about bringing an East Coast cult treat to the Central Valley. For him, the proof was in the product. “I had a really…

American Halloween spending to hit an all-time high

American Halloween spending to hit an all-time high

WASHINGTON — Americans are expected to spend an all-time high of $8.4 billion on Halloween this year according to the National Retail Federation. The federation, which has conducted a yearly…

Macy’s sticking with plans to be open on Thanksgiving

Macy’s sticking with plans to be open on Thanksgiving

NEW YORK — Macy’s is sticking with its recent policy of opening on Thanksgiving to kick off the holiday shopping season as early as possible. In fact, the chain said it will…

Hobby Lobby to open soon in Turlock

Hobby Lobby to open soon in Turlock

TURLOCK — The craft and home decor store, Hobby Lobby, is opening at Monte Vista Crossings Shopping Center, according to the city of Turlock. The city has issued a grading…

Amazon to hire thousands at California fulfillment centers

Amazon to hire thousands at California fulfillment centers

TRACY — Amazon.com expects to hire more than 10,000 workers for its fulfillment centers in California this holiday shopping season, the company said. It’s part of a nationwide hiring spree…

Restaurant workshop offered in Modesto

MODESTO — Restaurant owners and managers will get a chance to tap into an industry insider’s expertise on the business of running a restaurant during two workshops in October. The…